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    Chlorpheniramine

    Information about Chlorpheniramine

    Chlorpheniramine uses

    Chlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

    How chlorpheniramine works

    Chlorpheniramine blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

    Common side effects of chlorpheniramine

    Sleepiness

    Available Medicine for Chlorpheniramine

    • ₹17
      Kaptab Pharmaceuticals
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹35
      Syncom Formulations I Limited
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹13
      Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹12
      Bsp Pharmaceuticals
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹40
      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹38
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹10
      Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹19 to ₹42
      Zydus Cadila
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹31
      Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹5
      Kim Lab
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Chlorpheniramine

    • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlorpheniramine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.

    Frequently asked questions for Chlorpheniramine

    Chlorpheniramine

    Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
    Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects
    Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
    No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl
    Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
    Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
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    Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
    Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
    Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
    No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.

    Content on this page was last updated on 30 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)